Inmate tries to escape Great Meadow Correctional Facility


FORT ANN, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Officials say an inmate who was trying to escape the Great Meadow Correctional Facility on Wednesday was immediately stopped by staff.

The inmate was able to climb over an inner fence into an off-limits area where he was stopped by staff.

Officials say the inmate never left the secured perimeter of the building and was never at risk of leaving.

The investigation is ongoing.

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